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5 Yen - Heisei

5 Yen - Heisei -  obverse5 Yen - Heisei -  reverse

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Features

Country Japan
Emperor Heisei (1989-2019)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1-31 (1989-2019)
Calendar Japanese - Heisei era
Value 5 Yen
5 JPY = 0.047 USD
Currency Yen (1871-date)
Composition Brass
Weight 3.75 g
Diameter 22 mm
Thickness 1.51 mm
Shape Round with a round hole
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
References Y# 96,
  • Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg; 2007. A Catalog of Modern World Coins: 1850-1964 (14th edition). Whitman Publishing Company, Atlanta, USA. ISBN 9780794820565.
  • Richard S. Yeoman, Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira Friedberg; 1988. Current Coins of the World (8th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Clifton, USA. ISBN 9780871848017.
JNDA# 02-12,
Japan Numismatic Dealers Association (editor); 2017. 日本貨幣カタログ = The Catalog of Japanese Currency. Self-published, Tokyo, Japan. ISBN 9784930810212.
Schön# 73
  • Gerhard Schön; 2020. Weltmünzkatalog 20. Jahrhundert: 1901-2000 (47. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461840.
  • Helmut Kahnt, Günter Schön; 2016. Weltmünzkatalog 19. Jahrhundert: 1801-1900 (17. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461185.
  • Gerhard Schön, Sebastian Krämer; 2017. Weltmünzkatalog 21. Jahrhundert: 2001-2016 (3. Auflage). Gietl Verlag, Regenstauf, Germany. ISBN 9783866461383.

Obverse

Large bending stalk of rice representing agriculture on top, water with value at the bottom representing fisheries, and teeth of a cog around the central hole representing industry

Lettering: 五円

Translation: 5 yen

Reverse

Hole in center flanked by seed leaf, authority on top and date below

Lettering:
日本国
平成四年

Translation:
State of Japan
Year 4 of Heisei

Edge

Smooth

Mint

Japan Mint (独立行政法人造幣局 / Dokuritsu Gyōsei Hōjin Zōheikyoku), Hiroschima, Japan

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1 (1989)  960,460,000 0.47 0.12 0.20 0.16 0.21 0.54 34% Y# 96.1 ; 元 for 'first' ; 平成元年
1 (1989)  200,000 0.7% Y# 96.1 ; 元 for 'first' ; 平成元年 Proof
2 (1990)  520,753,000 0.10 0.17 0.15 0.27 22% Y# 96.2 平成二年
2 (1990)  200,000 0.2% Y# 96.2 平成二年 Proof
3 (1991)  516,900,000 0.24 0.23 0.21 0.27 0.54 20% Y# 96.2 平成三年
3 (1991)  220,000 0.4% Y# 96.2 平成三年 Proof
4 (1992)  300,880,000 0.23 0.36 12% Y# 96.2 平成四年
4 (1992)  250,000 0.18% Y# 96.2 平成四年 Proof
5 (1993)  412,990,000 0.21 0.16 17% Y# 96.2 平成五年
5 (1993)  250,000 0.2% Y# 96.2 平成五年 Proof
6 (1994)  197,540,000 0.29 9% Y# 96.2 平成六年
6 (1994)  227,000 0.18% Y# 96.2 平成六年 Proof
7 (1995)  351,674,000 0.27 0.17 0.22 0.43 14% Y# 96.2 平成七年
7 (1995)  200,000 0.3% Y# 96.2 平成七年 Proof
8 (1996)  207,024,000 0.10 0.21 0.29 9% Y# 96.2 平成八年
8 (1996)  189,000 0.3% Y# 96.2 平成八年 Proof
9 (1997)  238,874,000 0.19 0.10 0.21 11% Y# 96.2 平成九年
9 (1997)  212,000 0.2% Y# 96.2 平成九年 Proof
10 (1998)  172,412,000 0.12 0.07 10% Y# 96.2 平成十年
10 (1998)  200,000 0.2% Y# 96.2 平成十年 Proof
11 (1999)  59,850,000 4% Y# 96.2 平成十一年
11 (1999)  280,000 0.2% Y# 96.2 平成十一年 Proof
12 (2000)  8,804,000 1.9% Y# 96.2 平成十二年
12 (2000)  226,000 0.16% Y# 96.2 平成十二年 Proof
13 (2001)  77,787,000 4% Y# 96.2 平成十三年
13 (2001)  238,000 0.2% Y# 96.2 平成十三年 Proof
14 (2002)  143,420,000 0.22 7% Y# 96.2 平成十四年
14 (2002)  242,000 0.11% Y# 96.2 平成十四年 Proof
15 (2003)  102,031,000 0.35 7% Y# 96.2 平成十五年
15 (2003)  275,000 0.3% Y# 96.2 平成十五年 Proof
16 (2004)  70,623,000 0.06 0.33 6% Y# 96.2 平成十六年
16 (2004)  283,000 0.16% Y# 96.2 平成十六年 Proof
17 (2005)  15,761,000 0.23 3% Y# 96.2 平成十七年
17 (2005)  258,000 0.18% Y# 96.2 平成十七年 Proof
18 (2006)  9,347,000 1.9% Y# 96.2 平成十八年
18 (2006)  247,000 0.16% Y# 96.2 平成十八年 Proof
19 (2007)  9,702,200 2% Y# 96.2 平成十九年
19 (2007)  201,800 0.18% Y# 96.2 平成十九年 Proof
20 (2008)  9,811,000 2% Y# 96.2 平成二十年
20 (2008)  168,200 0.2% Y# 96.2 平成二十年 Proof
21 (2009)  4,003,000 0.6% Y# 96.2 平成二十一年
21 (2009)  132,000 0.11% Y# 96.2 平成二十一年 Proof
22 (2010)  500,000 0.4% Y# 96.2 平成二十二年
22 (2010)  130,187 0.16% Y# 96.2 平成二十二年 Proof
23 (2011)  500,000 0.5% Y# 96.2 平成二十三年
23 (2011)  108,000 0.14% Y# 96.2 平成二十三年 Proof
24 (2012)  1,000,000 0.8% Y# 96.2 平成二十四年
24 (2012)  103,000 0.16% Y# 96.2 平成二十四年 Proof
25 (2013)  554,000 0.9% Y# 96.2 平成二十五年
25 (2013)  102,000 0.16% Y# 96.2 平成二十五年 Proof
26 (2014)  0.3% Y# 95.2 平成二十六年 Proof
26 (2014)  87,538,000 5% Y# 96.2 平成二十六年
27 (2015)  0.2% Y# 95.2 平成二十七年 Proof
27 (2015)  105,004,000 0.64 4% Y# 96.2 平成二十七年
28 (2016)  0.14% Y# 95.2 平成二十八年 Proof
28 (2016)  35,064,000 1.6% Y# 96.2 平成二十八年
29 (2017)  33,927,000 0.9% Y# 96.2 平成二十九年
29 (2017)  0.2% Y# 96.2 平成二十九年 Proof
30 (2018)  17,960,000 0.6% Y# 96.2 平成三十年
30 (2018)  0.3% Y# 96.2 平成三十年 Proof
31 (2019)  16,946,000 0.3% Y# 96.2 平成三十一年
31 (2019)  0.3% Y# 96.2 平成三十一年 Proof

Values in the table above are expressed in USD. They are based on evaluations by Numista users and sales realized on Internet platforms. They serve as a measure, but they are not intended to be relied upon for buying, selling or exchanging. Numista does not buy or sell coins or banknotes.

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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